The internet is amazing!
Children can play, learn, create and connect - opening up a whole world of exciting possibilities. But with the digital world changing all the time, how can you make sure your child’s staying safe?
The National Online Safety and the NSPCC websites have a wealth of information to support keeping children safe when online. Why don't you take a look and help to keep your child safe? You can even make an account on the National Online Safety and access lots of free information, training and webinars.
If you look on this page, you will find links to lots of supportive websites with fantastic guides, support and information on.
On this page there are also lots of the different guides from the National Online Safety organisation for many different games, apps and sites we know the children use. These are very information and helpful with lots of information on so please open, download and use these.
Every February, we take part and celebrate Safer Internet Day. This page will be updated beforehand with lots of engaging activities and interesting discussions you can complete with your children so please keep your eyes peeled for these being uploaded.
Internet Matters My Family's Digital Toolkit.
Please follow the link below to access the FREE personalised toolkit which will provide you with advice and guidance to support you in keeping your child safe online.
Information on reporting inappropriate contact or illegal content
Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre
The CEOP Centre is the UK's national police agency set up to tackle online child sexual abuse. If you are worried about someone's behaviour towards a child, either online or offline, you can report this following the link below:
Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT)
The Virtual Global Taskforce is made up of police forces around the world working together to fight online child abuse. The aim of the VGT is to build an effective, international partnership of law enforcement agencies that helps to protect children from child abuse. The objectives of the VGT are: to make the Internet a safer place; to identify, locate and help children at risk; and to hold perpetrators appropriately to account. This site provides advice, information and support to both adults and children to protect themselves against child sexual abusers. It also provides information on how to report inappropriate or illegal activity with or towards a child online.
The IWF was established in 1996 by the internet industry to provide the UK internet Hotline for the public and IT professionals to report criminal online content in a secure and confidential way.
National Online Safety Guides
National Online Safety has created many guides to help parents understand the different apps children are using and the dangers that can be faced when using these apps. Please read the guides below to help keep your children safe online.